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land of attack, bp switches tactics to stop the oil spill,
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so, will it work? >> hello, i'm jessica kartalija and here's what people are talking about today. on the heels of yet another failure, bp is working on a plan to contain the gulf coast oil spill. you're looking live at the spill. even if it works, it won't capture all of the oil. terrell brown has more now from venice, louisiana. >> reporter: bp's latest fix won't stop the leak. >> so, we have to be in a mind set of containment in the sub sea, containment on the surface and defending the shoreline in an aggressive way. >> reporter: they'll try to lower a dome over the well and a robot will clear the way for the dome. the flow could increase during the time it takes to get the cap in place.
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if this fail, the oil could continue to pour into the gulf until august, that's when they hope to have a relief well. residents are frustrated with the lack of progress. this is the largest oil spill in u.s. history and growing by the day. >> this charter boat carpenter was hoping that it would work. >> from what i've seen on it, mostly press reports, that is just as scary. he has no clients and cash flow, he's optimistic. >> the best case scenario is what a year we'll have next year. >> reporter: that won't happen until the leak is stopped. and in venice, louisiana, terrell brown. and the leak is already affecting maryland. members of the seafood area said that crab meat is up 50%. >> president barack obama is
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absent from a traditional ceremony from the capital. this morning, joe biden took the president's place to lay the wreath at the tomb of the unknown soldier. president obama is at home in illinois and he's going to pay his respects at abraham lincoln's cemetery. a long time tradition is underway and friends and family are gathering to honor maryland soldiers killed at war. we're live at the memorial gardens. >> reporter: good afternoon to everyone. this event takes place at the circle of immortals. it's fitting with hundreds gather to keep the memories of the veterans for ever alive. >> reporter: at the memorial gardens, families like the moonny's come to remember. >> it paveed the road for the rest of the military services
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today. every day, we visit the sites and we take the families serious, it's an honor to be here. >> reporter: four generations have served in the united states military like the hundreds that gathered here. a wreath honors the soldiers. to pay tribute is to say thank you. it means a lot to me to our country and tradition. >> reporter: to accompany the ceremony, 3500 american flags on the graves. surrounded by respect from visitors who will never forget. >> reporter: and in this beautiful ceremony, it wrapped up a few minutes ago and they paid tribute to those who gave up their lives in the wars. reporting live in timonium.
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thank you, weijia, the garden circle of the immortals was dedicated in '67. and some very hot and humid weather from memorial day ceremonies and barbecues across maryland. gardners took refuge in the shade and we have plenty of people firing up the grill and enjoying a day off from work. outside, now, it's sunny and hazy, taking a live look over baltimore this noon. the air is thick and temperatures will only continue to rise. first, we'll start with bernadette woods in the weather center. hello jessica and everyone. i want to show you what we're doing temperaturewise, it's on the way up this noon. we're at 87 degrees and 84 at the ocean with the wind coming off of the land. the last few days, it's been
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cooler and off of the water. notice the dew point. it's been up to 71 degrees. this is really high. when you factor that with the temperatures, it feels like 93 in baltimore now and 90 in ocean city and 90 in hagerstown. yes, the heat and humid are on and that usually leads to thunderstorms and for more on that, her's -- here's marty. >> well, we have a wind shift moving our way tomorrow. that is going to help kick off some potentially gusty thunderstorms. we'll watch that for you on air and online at wjz.com. it's not really going to kill the temperatures in the long -- over the long haul, if you will. tomorrow, we'll be in the 80s and back to the upper 80s wednesday. the words less humid will come into play and you'll walk out and say, well, that's refreshing. after february, we're not complaining about this day at all.
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and bernadette woods is with us with the first weather out look, coming up shortly. back inside. a violent holiday weekend leaves six dead in separate shootings. this is the video from ramsey street in south west baltimore where a man died after being shot multiple times. no word on any arrests and if any of the violence was related. right now, the investigators are searching for the cause of a deadly house fire in anne arundel county. we're live with the questions from the firefighters. well, the firefighters say that their response time was delayed the hydrant was several blocks away. by the time they arrived, it was too late to save the people inside. the neighbors rescued an elderly woman from a balcony, but the daughter and son-in-law died. now, the origin and cause of
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the fire is under investigation. jess, back to you. firefighters estimate the damage up to $200,000. and the police make an arrest in the double stabbing that left a pasadena woman dead over the weekend. a 22-year-old attacked and killed a woman outside of her apartment. her friend was also hurt. the police believe he followed the victims home and made an attempt to rob them. >> a former school principal speaks out claiming she had nothing to do with the cheating scandal. she tells the baltimore sun that she doesn't know who may have changed thousands of test answers all to allegedly boost their test scores. her license was revoked and she doesn't know where she'll find work next she says. the university of maryland lacrosse team takes the title.
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they rallied back against northwestern university. maryland wins 13 to 11 for the women's lacrosse championship. the men's game is today and that's notre dame and duke. and still to come on wjz-13 eyewitness news at noon. a deadly rage, growing anger after israeli forces attack ships carrying aid to gaza. also, an abduction caught on tape, but the police say it wasn't a kidnapping. >> let's take a live look outside. >> bernadette woods will have the forecast when we return. ,,,,,,,,
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growing tension in the middle east. ten died and dozens were injured after the raid from the israeli soldiers. and israel says that the troops opened fire when the propalestinian activist fought back. >> life fire was used against
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the forces as well as sharp knives and different sorts. >> the organizers intent was violence, their message was violence and the results were unfortunately violent. >> nows of the violence sparked protests in turkey and israeli is facing pressure by turkey to raise the blockade overglaze disa. there -- blockade over gaza. a storm claimed 99 lives in south america. more than 100,000 people were forced to evacuate. most of the dead are in guatemala. a bizarre quest in the -- twist in the abduction in a virginia target store. the kidnaps were the teens family members that forced the
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girl back into the family van. she apparently ran away. she didn't want to move to florida and the police canceled the amber alert. and a rescue caught on tape after a shark viciously attacks a fish ereman. --fishh ereman. the man tried to remove a fishing hook from the man and he turned around and bit him in the leg. still ahead on wjz-13 eyewitness news at noon. taking a live look outside. please stay tuned. bernadette woods will be back with the first warning weather forecast. ♪
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welcome back, everyone. what a good place to be today. out on the water. take a look at that boat right there. that's a nice one. well, it's a beautiful day across the region, it's a hot and muggy day. we're up to 87 degrees in baltimore and 86 in hagerstown and 93 -- 80-degrees in at tux sent. when we're in the 70s, it's muggy, that's what we're dealing with today. when you factor that in with the temperature, 93 in baltimore and 92 in easton and 91 in elkton. the one spot for relief, 78-
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degrees in elkton and warm and not oppressive. the winds aren't a factor knew. they are around to the south. that's bringing up the muggy air and it will be throughout the day and carrying in tomorrow. and the other thing we're seeing, clouds building up this afternoon because of the storm that's off to the west. not much going on at this point. here's the next front coming our way. that's what's left over from the front that went through our area thursday. this front is going to draw the moisture our direction. later today, there's a chance for a shower or thunderstorm. al carry into tonight and tomorrow, when this gets closer and brings this up our way. a better chance for showers and thunderstorms and any thunderstorm with this kind of a mugginess will have a downpour. the mugginess continues and then, the temperatures go back
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up behind this. the front draws up the moisture and scattered showers and thunderstorms and all though it's out of here on wednesday. we never cool down behind it. we'll have another front coming our way, it will be thursday and friday. again, with the chance for showers and thunderstorms. so the forecast is like this, it will be a muggy one outside today. clouds building up this afternoon and 92 degrees for the high. still a lot of sunshine and a chance for a late day shower and going down to 70 degrees overnight and 84 for the high and still muggy. a better chance for scattered thunderstorms and the heat will continue on and off throughout the week and never really cool down. we'll have the five day coming up. >> it's hot. >> we're having a hard time with this. >> yeah, it's one of those when you put on a hat and call it. also, fighting breast cancer, why we're closer to a vaccine against the disease.
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and here are the top stories on wjz.com at this hour. for updates on the first warning weather forecast, go to wjz.com.
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short spurts of exercise could go a long way in fighting stress. as little of 14 minutes of activity three days a week
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could reduce the impact of stress on the aging process, it made people feel better and younger, it improved the body's ability to fight disease. a breast cancer 5:00 seen may be possible in people. researchers say that a vaccine would be targeted at women over the age of 40 because it disrupts breast feeding. older women are more sus susceptible to the disease. >> today's college students are not as em pathetic as -- empathetic as they were in the 70s. experts believe an increased exposier to the media could be to blame. be sure to check in with wjz eyewitness news tonight. also, ocean city life guards are in the stands and wal-mart
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is getting attention, a long term move they're making to get customers back into the stores. join us for more after dr. phil. please stay with us. ,,,,,,,,,,,
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here's the five-day forecast with marty. >> we've discussed the thunderstorms tomorrow afternoon.
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and understand, we're going closer to it. it's not going to be as humid. we'll see another chance of thundershowers an it's kind of a cloudy day friday and we'll clear it out for dick gelfman's ride across america. >> i don't know about you, but i can smell barbecue. >> we did, yesterday. >> well, that's taking place back by the engineering and the grill back here is somewhat dormant. >> well, the neighborhood must be, too. >> well, any way, happy memorial day, marty. it's burning in here. yeah, right. >> and at 10:00, it's csi: miami and finally, this noon, a regatta with a twist. each team built its own built
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using plywood inducted tape. -- and duck tape. >> some were awarded from the best design and fastest boat and best paint job. pretty cool. >> i like it. >> i like it, too. >> thank you for watching. happy memoriri,,,,,, do you often experience the feeling of a dry mouth?
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